Reviews and Problems with Sid Meier's Civilization III
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By Far the WORST Civ release of all time
R. Surber, Amazon
26 January 2007
Summary: The Mac version is crippled compared to the PC version due to the absence of an editor. There was a beta version of the editor, but it hardly worked reliably. The game is incredibly slow on the Mac, on a large map, be prepared to wait five or more minutes on a PowerMac G4 1GHZ with 1Gb of RAM...
Summary: Civ 3 for the Mac is another edition of the highly-successful Civ series and Sid Meier deserves kudos for another strong product. Gameplay is entertaining and a clear step up in many ways from its 1996 predecessor.
Summary: Civ III is a wonderful game -- if it'll run on your Mac. The box is seriously misleading (it says it supports iMacs), with the result that I bought it for my new Intel iMac, only to have it crash and crash hard every time a city changes hands.
Summary: Basically you can purchase the Conquests version for a little more money and it's the Gold edition with a few more features. Plus if you buy this version, you will NOT be able to play multi-player with others (most people) who have the Conquests edition.
Summary: Civilization 3 Gold is really nothing more than the original Civilization 3 game packaged with the first expansion, Civilization: Play the World. While this may seem like a good deal, you can actually buy the second expansion in the Civilization series, Civilization: Conquests, which is included...
Summary: In their attempts to improve upon Civilization II, the producers of Civilization III have proved the old adage "if it ain't broke, don't fix it." While the graphics are beautiful there are numerous features that deserve debate.
Summary: This expansion to the CIV3 world is 'okay'. I say 'okay' because in essence it is the Play the World add-on with a few extras and scenarios. I don't like paying for scenarios. There are entirely too many available online for free, some even better than those being sold in this package to justify the...
Summary: Pros: Aerial view - Shows what is in your city. You build a factory, a factory appears in the city. Really neat. Leaders - You win a battle, you have a chance of getting one of these. After you take them to your city, They can: Make an Army - This is great.
Summary: It hurts me to say something bad about a civilization game, but to be honest, this one just does not measure up to it's predecessor. I owned, played and LOVED both the original Civ. and Civ II. This game however leaves a LOT to be desired.
Summary: I am a big fan of the first two installments in the Civ series and was eagerly awaiting the third game. However, when I began to play the game I started to feel that it was thrown together without the needed polish to make it a good game.